Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of QualifiedIdentifiers


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Dec 9, 2005 4:33:48 PM (8 years ago)
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simonmar@…
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link to CompostionAsDot?

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  • QualifiedIdentifiers

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    1919and similarly for qualified symbols. 
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    21 An argument against doing this is that treating `M.where` as a qualified variable isn't very useful, since you can't define a variable called `where`.  Perhaps it should be possible to use qualified identifiers in a definition, to make this consistent again? 
     21See also CompositionAsDot, which supercedes this proposal if adopted. 
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    23 In favour of making this change: most compilers don't get it right anyway, this is just a small change that makes it easier to implement Haskell. 
     23=== Cons === 
     24 
     25 * treating `M.where` as a qualified variable isn't very useful, since you can't define a variable called `where`.  Perhaps it should be possible to use qualified identifiers in a definition, to make this consistent again? 
     26 
     27=== Pros === 
     28 
     29 * most compilers don't get it right anyway, this is just a small change that makes it easier to implement Haskell.